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Foods NOT to be eaten at the desk

David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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There are some foods that I enjoy but refuse to take to work, since they would eventually be eaten at my desk.

One of oranges or any citrus fruits for that matter, far too juicy and sticky. Any other juicy fruit for the same reason: peach, pear, plum. Apples are OK.

Really crumbly biscuits are another forced omission.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Fish, Cabbage, certain types of cheese.
Garlic smells great while being cooked and served, if we're going to be collaborating in the afternoon, please refrain while at work.

That being said, I'm often guilty of coming back to the office after eating a big yummy order of Garlic Naan.

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Ben Souther

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Steamed lobsters would be difficult to eat in a cubicle.
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Onions for sure - for strong smell.

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paul wheaton

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I have learned that huge quantities of garlic should be avoided on "school nights".

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BBQ ribs and keyboards were never meant to peacefully co-exist.

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doug parker
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a can of tuna should not be eaten at the desk. i had a muscle nerd (think carrot top) eating cans of stinky tuna for lunch to get buff.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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But if you do eat at the desk, finish it up. Don't leave half-eaten Big Macs in your desk drawer.
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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I find Curry stuff like Garlic leaves a lingering smell.


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